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Committee: House Human Services
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Human Services, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1994 : a report to the House of Representatives, 74th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Child support | Poverty | State agency mandated reports | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 h88
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [195 pages  File size: 9,908 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.
2. Conduct a comprehensive study of the state's welfare system, with emphasis on possible programs to remove Texans from Aid to Families with Dependent Children through training and employment programs.
Committee: Joint Affordable Housing, Task Force on
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 71st Legislature / Joint Interim Task Force on Affordable Housing.
Subjects: Affordable housing | Colonias | Fair housing | Homelessness | Poverty |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 h817
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [31 pages  File size: 1,286 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the need for affordable housing in Texas.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Affordable Housing, Task Force on
Title: HCR 148, 70th Leg.
Library Call Number: HCR 148
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 191 kb]
Committee: Joint Affordable Housing, Task Force on
Title: Committee documentation: daily minutes record
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.70 H817
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 19 kb]
Committee: Senate Workfare, Special, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report and recommendations to the 71st Legislature / Special Senate Interim Committee on Workfare.
Subjects: Job training programs | Poverty | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w892r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [37 pages  File size: 2,389 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a thorough study of the state's AFDC [Aid to Families with Dependent Children] program and other elements of the welfare system in order to determine if it is possible to reduce long-term welfare dependency and its associated costs by encouraging self sufficiency and employment. The committee will study other states' experiences with workfare and other welfare reform programs and assess the implications of proposed changes in federal law. The committee will attempt to determine the need for, and availability of, a variety of support services and programs such as child care, transportation, health insurance, education and job training. Other topics include child support enforcement, benefit levels, pro-family aspects of welfare reform and issues related to child welfare.
Committee: House Human Services
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Human Services, Texas House of Representatives to the Seventieth Legislative Session, 1986.
Subjects: Assisted living facilities | Child care | Child Protective Services | Criminal records | Long-term care | Medicaid | Medical reimbursements | Medicare | Mental health services | Nursing homes | Poverty | Preferred provider organizations | Privatization | Senior citizens | State employee turnover | Teenage pregnancy | Welfare | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 h88
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [178 pages  File size: 9,803 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC), including the problems of needy children and their families, the various employment, training and education programs, and other options designed to help Texas families become self-supporting.
2. To study the problems encountered by the elderly in gaining access to appropriate post-hospital health care services, including skilled nursing and custodial services.
3. To study the Child Protective Services Program of the Department of Human Services regarding case workloads and staffing requirements.
4. To study the implementation of criminal background check legislation for child-care workers including the use of federal funds for caregiver training.
5. To study continuing care communities and other options for the well-elderly.
6. To study the problems of preventing unwanted teenage pregnancy, preventing poor parenting by teenagers, and preventing unemployment and poverty in teen-headed families.
7. To study the advantages and disadvantages of the preferred provider insurance plan, with particular emphasis on consideration of quality of services, access to services, cost of care rendered, the effect on existing physician-patient relationships, and a proposed legislative/regulatory structure for such medical care delivery and financing arrangements; in conjunction with Insurance and Public Health Committees.
8. To study the utilization of and potential for further development of privatization of care for the mentally ill and mentally retarded in the State, in conjunction with Appropriations and Law Enforcement committees.
9. To study the impact on Medicare-Medicaid and associated state health and welfare costs of the elimination of the certificate of need process in Texas.
Committee: Senate Hunger and Nutrition, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Faces of hunger in the shadow of plenty : Senate Interim Committee on Hunger and Nutrition, 1984 report and recommendations.
Subjects: Child nutrition programs | Diet and nutrition | Hunger | Poverty |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 h894
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [54 pages  File size: 4,626 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To be formed to supplement the work of the Commission on Hunger in America with a focus on Texas. To study improper nutrition in the elderly, often leading to debilitating illness, senility and premature death; improper nutrition inprenatal mothers, and hunger and improper nutrition in the general population, which serves to greatly decrease work capacities and abilities.
Committee: House Poverty/Office of Economic Opportunity
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Poverty: time for state policy ; report of the House Interim Committee on Poverty to the sixty-third legislative session.
Subjects: Poverty |
Library Call Number: L1836.62 of2
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View report [51 pages  File size: 1,916 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a thorough study of the Texas OEO [Office of Economic Opportunity] 1972 report entitled Poverty in Texas, for the purpose of analyzing the statistics and other information presented so that legislation, if the study so indicates, might be proposed to virtually eliminate poverty in Texas.
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Breaking the poverty cycle in Texas : report / of the Senate Interim Committee on Welfare Reform.
Subjects: Poverty | Welfare reform |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [87 pages  File size: 10,208 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a thorough study of possible reforms in the general welfare system in Texas, including both a study of Texas statutes and constitutional provisions relating to public welfare and the administration of these provisions. Direct particular attention towards ascertaining methods of establishing more stringent paternal responsibility in the area of illegitimacy.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: A summary of Breaking the poverty cycle in Texas
Library Catalog Title: A summary of Breaking the poverty cycle in Texas.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457s
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [15 pages]
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: Review of the Texas Medicaid program
Library Catalog Title: Review of the Texas Medicaid program / prepared for the Senate Interim Committee on Welfare Reform.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457r
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: The financial aspects of the Texas Medicaid Program.
Library Catalog Title: The financial aspects of the Texas Medicaid Program.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457f
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: The Texas Department of Public Welfare
Library Catalog Title: The Texas Department of Public Welfare : a study / by Electronic Data Systems Corporatio.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457p
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Committee: Senate Welfare Reform
Title: Remarks to the Legislative Budget Board / Burton G. Hackney.
Library Catalog Title: Remarks to the Legislative Budget Board / Burton G. Hackney.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 w457rh
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Committee: Senate Poverty in Texas
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 61st Legislature / by the Senate Interim Committee Studying Poverty in Texas.
Subjects: Contracts for deed | Early childhood education | Poverty | Vocational education |
Library Call Number: L1836.60 p869
Session: 60th R.S. (1967)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 1,569 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study poverty in Texas - the education, values, needs, aspirations, attitudes about change and the relationship to society of the 28.8 percent of Texas families now living in poverty, on annual incomes of less than $3,000.

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